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Take it easy in the Big Easy!

Beth Napier

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Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Beth Napier

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Calendar last updated:
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People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this 4 bedroom holiday home in New Orleans - Napier Guest House

4 Bedroom, 3 Bath In Historic District Within Walking Distance To Algiers Ferry

Beautiful, spacious historic home with a New Orleans feel. Master bath with jacuzzi tub, 2 bedrooms upstairs with en suite bath, downstairs guest room with bath, private back deck to grill and enjoy a drink. TV and WiFi. Algiers Point is a quiet mostly residential neighborhood with several bars and restaurants. It's just a ten-minute ferry ride to Canal Street where you can easily walk to the French Quarter or catch the streetcar into the CBD, Garden District and Uptown.

Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Beth Napier (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Call Owner
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Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
23 May, 2015

About Beth Napier

We both grew up in the South and had visited New Orleans several times. When we had an opportunity to move here, we jumped at it! We love being able to amble down to the ferry and walk to Cafe' du Monde or catch a band on Frenchman's Street.

Beth Napier purchased this house in 2011

Why Beth Napier chose New Orleans

When we moved to New Orleans, we weren't quite sure where we wanted to buy a home, so we rented a house on Magazine Street and began exploring the city. We loved being so close to everything, but it was a bit busy for us. One day, we took the Algiers Ferry over to the Dry Dock Cafe' and fell in love. We can rock on the front porch under hundred-year-old oak trees and in ten minutes, be in the Quarter or the Marigny. If we want to go Uptown or to the Garden District, we just hop a streetcar. There's always a party, a parade, music, food! And, on our side of the river, the five-mile long walking and bicycle path on the top of the levee with a view of downtown is unbeatable.

What makes this house unique

I fell in love with shining hardwood floors, twelve-foot ceilings, broad crown molding and the wide-open dining-kitchen-living space downstairs. The view of the Mississippi River Bridge out the upstairs bedroom window is amazing. The back deck is very peaceful and a great place to watch fireworks from across the river!

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Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights
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Reviews

5
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average rating of 5.0 based on 29 reviews
5

Awesome!

  • 5 of 5

Beth and Denny were amazing. They helped out with anything we needed even when it was something they'd never been asked about before. The house was beautiful and in a great location for our needs. I would definitely recommend this house and Beth and Denny to anyone. Hopefully in May 2020 we will be back!

  • Review Submitted: May 20, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: And we'll be delighted to host you next year! Thanks so much for the kind remarks and for being such lovely guests.
5

Fantastic Home!

  • 5 of 5

We loved Napier House! Our family of 8 stayed here for Easter. The house was very spacious and came equipped with everything you could imagine. Beth was extremely helpful. She gave us suggestions on what to do and where to eat. She told us about a nearby grocery store that sold boiled crawfish along with sausage, corn and potatoes. We picked some up, and enjoyed our own crawfish boil on her back patio. Our entire family thoroughly enjoyed our stay. I highly recommend this home and can't wait to return!

  • Review Submitted: May 14, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
5

The Napier House in Old Algiers was AMAZING!

  • 5 of 5

I love this place! My hosts were wonderful. The house is great. Comfortable, well appointed, charming and so easy to relax in as soon as you get out of your car. I cried when I had to leave. Thank you Beth & Denny. I will be back.

  • Review Submitted: May 10, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
5

Three generation family trip to New Orleans

  • 5 of 5

We just got back from an amazing trip to New Orleans with three generations of our family (2 grandparents, 4 40-something parents, 3 kids aged 11 months to 10 years). The Napier House in Algiers was a perfect spot for our group. We all really enjoyed being in a true New Orleans residential neighborhood instead of right in the French Quarter or in a hotel in the suburbs. The Napier house was so comfortable and homey with lots of interesting flair. We felt like we were staying at a fun, interesting friend's home! the house was very clean, beds super comfortable, and front porch so inviting. We would definitely stay again; in fact my husband and I are already looking for another opportunity to get back there!

The house is located about a half mile from the ferry that delivers you right to the French Quarter area in about 15 minutes (though the ferry schedule is not terribly reliable). We did rent a car, and I am glad that we did as public transportation proved to be a bit difficult and unreliable (especially when working with baby/kid schedules). I think if we visited again without our baby, we would be comfortable relying on public transport, but if you have kids, I would recommend a rental car.

Beth (the amazingly helpful owner) introduced us to some great eateries in Algiers (especially Tout de Suite Cafe where we had breakfast several times in one week). We also discovered a true gem - The Appetite Repair Shop (open Thursday through Sunday only and it it take out only, but the best take out you can imagine!)

Beth was so wonderful to work with. From stocking our house with groceries prior to arrival to recommending activities and restaurants to making a special trip over to close a window I accidentally left open while we were gone all day, she was so communicative and responsive during our stay.

We all had a really wonderful trip and recommend New Orleans and the Napier House (for adults only or families with kids)!

  • Review Submitted: May 5, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Long Beach, CA
5

Off the Beaten Path

  • 5 of 5

Located in historic Algiers Point the Napier House is a wonderful vacation rental. The house is spacious, beautifully decorated, fully stocked and comfortable. It is the perfect location for people who want to be close to but not right in the midst of the hustle and bustle of the French Quarter. Lot's of local color and within walking distance of the Old Point Bar, a great local hang out with live music most nights. A short ferry ride across the river puts you in the heart of the French Quarter. Beth and Denny were great host with lot's of suggestions for things to do and see in New Orleans. Beth even offered to shop for staples which she had stocked in the house by the time we arrived. We had four couples on this trip and everyone was very happy with our choice of the Napier House.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 27, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
San Jose, CA
5

NOLA Trip

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay the the Napier house. We had 3 couples, so each was able to have a bedroom and bath. All the rooms were very comfortable and well decorated. Everything we needed was available in the house. All were impressed with the number of towels provided for use. The weather was good, so we enjoyed sitting out on the front porch. The ferry ride to the quarter was very nice, just about a 15 min walk. Beth was very friendly and helpful. She had a few items that we requested in the house when we got there. Thanks for a great time.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 4, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway

Location

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Louis Armstrong Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.6 Miles
Dry Dock
Nearest Ferry
0.6 Miles
Algiers-Canal Street Ferry
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Audubon Park Golf Course
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Amtrak
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Highway 90
Nearest Restaurant
0.6 Miles
Dry Dock
Car: not necessary

This home is located in historic Algiers point within easy walking distance to Algiers Ferry -- in ten minutes you can be across the river and three blocks from the French Quarter restaurants, bars and fun!

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Prices & Availability

From $500 Nightly

Prices for this holiday house in New Orleans, Louisiana

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$1,500
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$2,750
 

Additional pricing information

Notes Rate ranges from $350 per night to $1495 for some festivals and events. Quoted rate depends on many factors, so please e-mail or telephone me with dates required and number of people. Taxes are included.

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in New Orleans in Louisiana

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3200 sq. ft.
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Jacuzzi
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower)
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower)
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 (Master) - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Two bedrooms are downstairs and two are upstairs.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • 8 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • pier fishing
  • tennis

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